George Dairy Farm

Chaffee, NY, Erie County

Other Tenure Agreement
Updated

Acres Available

217

Open Tillable Acres

110

Wooded (or other) Acres

90

Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline barn with silo icon Barns - Livestock
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • black outline tractor icon Equipment
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Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
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Livestock Permitted

  • black outline cow icon Cattle - Beef
  • black outline dairy icon Cattle - Dairy
  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
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Condition & Current Use

This property 80-head dairy farm is located in the southeast corner of Erie County. The farm has fenced pasture and cropland that is being used to grow hay and corn. High quality soils make this property suitable for growing a variety of commodities.

Soil Types

Approximately 113 acres soils classified at prime farmland and 98 acres of soils classified as statewide important. See attached soil report for details.

Farm History & Past Use

The property was a dairy farm when the current owner purchased it more than 30 years ago.

Tenure Options

Tenure Options

Other Tenure Agreement

Small dairy farm looking for potential junior business partner to grow herd size and equity in the business while working on day-to-day responsibilities. Access to prime farmland acres, buildings, and equipment to explore choice of commodities while retaining profits. Excellent people skills and ability to work around animals are important.

Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?

Negotiable

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

No

Production Preferences

Livestock / Crops Description

The owner is flexible and open to diversifying operations on the farm.

Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
  • black outline hay icon Hay
  • black outline other crops icon Other Crops

Livestock Permitted

  • black outline cow icon Cattle - Beef
  • black outline dairy icon Cattle - Dairy
  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
  • Black outline of a pig Pigs
  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry
  • black outline llama icon Other Livestock

Preferred Farming Method

Organic (not certified)

Farm Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline barn with silo icon Barns - Livestock
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • black outline tractor icon Equipment
  • black outline house icon Farmer housing
  • Black outline of a fence Fencing
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Equipment

The farm has all the equipment needed for hay and corn.

Fencing

One pasture is fenced with 4-strand high tensile electrified wire.

Water Access

The property is on well water. The fenced pasture has a water tank.

Barns for Livestock

The 100-stall dairy barn includes two box stalls. Seventy-three stalls are on the milk line.

Barns for Equipment/Storage

  • 3 silos
  • 1 machine shed
  • 2 small storage garages

Farmer Housing

The property has a 3-bedroom, 1-bath house. It would be possible to create an upstairs apartment with a private entrance.

Additional Property Information

The owner would prefer an organic operation, but is willing to consider other practices.

Is the Property Conserved

No

Current Land Zoning

Residential

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?

Yes

Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?

Negotiable

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